Three days later fightback might finally be on
Published 03/09/2016 | 02:30
'Paschal and myself, the finance team, are here to say a few words and answer any of your questions," Michael Noonan advised the waiting press in a shaded corner of the courtyard of Government Buildings.
And that's exactly what he did for just less than 25 minutes until everybody was satisfied that the key issues had been addressed.
He told international investors that Ireland would "fight" at home and abroad to protect our corporation tax rate.